"60 MINUTES" MAKES THE TOP 10 FOR THE FOURTH STRAIGHT WEEK AND THE FIFTH TIME IN SIX WEEKS
The CBS Newsmagazine Is Sunday's #1 Primetime Broadcast
60 MINUTES finished among Nielsen's Top 10 broadcasts for the fourth week in a row. It was the CBS newsmagazine's fifth appearance in six weeks and the 16th time this season that it made the prestigious list.
60 MINUTES drew 11.58 million viewers to rank #6 by that measurement. It also finished #6 in households, scoring a 7.3/12, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 22.
Compared to last week, 60 MINUTES was up +18% in adults 25-54, +13% in adults 18-49, and +1% in viewers.
Sunday's 60 MINUTES featured Lara Logan's report on Iraqi Christians forced to flee ancestral lands by ISIS militants, Lesley Stahl's story on rare earth elements and the profile of astrophysicist and TV star Neil deGrasse Tyson by Charlie Rose.
Jeff Fager is the executive producer of 60 MINUTES, America's #1 news program.